Belgium’s Leterme Sees Di Rupo Ready With Budget by End October

Elio Di Rupo, the president of Belgium’s French-speaking Socialist Party, and his coalition negotiators may be ready with a 2012 budget by the end of October, caretaker Prime Minister Yves Leterme said in an interview on Radio 1.

Putting together the budget for 2012 should take 10 to 14 days, Leterme said in the interview. Di Rupo meets with Leterme today to discuss the budget for next year.

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